Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus: report of a novel treatment strategy and literature review

@article{Perkins2005DipsogenicDI,
  title={Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus: report of a novel treatment strategy and literature review},
  author={Robert M. Perkins and Christina M Yuan and Paul Gordon John Welch},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={63-67}
}
Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus is a syndrome of disordered thirst, in patients without psychiatric disease, which may be confused with partial central diabetes insipidus. Distinguishing these entities involves monitored water testing. Therapy with antidiuretic hormone in patients with dipsogenic diabetes insipidus is thought to be contraindicated for fear of inducing water intoxication. We report a case of a 26-year-old woman without psychiatric illness referred for longstanding polyuria and… CONTINUE READING
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